This collection of pictures depicts the different aspects associated with female genital mutilation.
This map was developed by UNICEF to show the prevalence of female genital mutilation among the different countries in Africa.
These procedures are most often performed without anesthesia with razor, scissors, sharp stone, broken glass, and/or pieces of tin.
The young female’s legs are often bound together for 40 days to heal and they are not allowed to move, especially for first week or so.
A row of young girls painfully await having female genital mutilation practiced on them by their elders.
This young female is being held down as she is about to have a female circumcision preformed.
A group of females stand strong together with their signs rallying against female genital mutilation.